'Courage is the first of the human qualities, because it is the one that guarantees all others," said the Greek philosopher Aristotle. And it's true, especially when it comes to creativity and innovation. Without courage, no creativity; without courage, no action; without courage, no innovation.
Courage is part of every genius, every creator and every creative business leader. This is the first of three articles on courage _ what it is, why it's important in creative leadership and how you can develop courage to unleash your creative potential.
What is courage? "Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear _ not absence of fear," said Mark Twain. Doing what needs to be done despite fear is the essence of courage. Acting, even when afraid, is what makes you courageous.
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